Lake House

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Lake House

She lies in forest
Green fresh from rain
Living breath of earth
Cool summer morn

Mirrored in the lake
Spinning dawn ghosts
Light spilling over
Guarding mountains

She welcomes me back
Slipping her doors
With comfortable warmth
‘Round my frailty

No longer exposed
At last at home

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

(Twelve years ago I left this idyllic house on the shore of Manitook Lake, Granby, Connecticut.)

 

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker was born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough, North Carolina where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
This entry was posted in Poetry and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

7 Responses to Lake House

  1. Lisa Tomey says:

    Beautiful! I’d have a hard time leaving her.

  2. gentraveling says:

    Sounds beautifully cozy!

  3. -Eugenia says:

    Lovely home!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s